Háls-stefniOld Norse Dictionary - háls-stefni
Meaning of Old Norse word "háls-stefni" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
háls-stefni Old Norse word can mean:
- n. the throat; hann lagði í hálsstefni framan fyrir hóstinn, Finnb. 314.
- n., naut. term, the prow, Edda (Gl.): metaph., Finnb. 314.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᛚᛋ-ᛋᛏᛁᚠᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
- Edda. (C. I.)